Middle School Business at Georgetown

This program combines academic courses, interactive labs, and recreational activities to give middle school students a supportive, fun, and enriching summer experience.

Summer Springboard Middle School program located on the campus of Georgetown University

Program Highlights

Work in teams to create a new business venture and develop a sales and marketing plan to pitch their venture to investors and mentors.
Learn and get experience with how operations, marketing, sales, and finance come together to drive businesses
Hear the tales of the survival of a startup business from an entrepreneurial founder.

Residential Tuition :

Commuter Tuition:


Session 1:
July 21, 2024 July 26, 2024


Georgetown Neighborhood
Washington, DC


  • What I liked most about Summer Springboard was the opportunity to make lots of new friends while getting a broader overview / strengthening skills in my academic track.”

    Kathryn K.

  • I have to say that the program achieved exactly what I was hoping for. It opened the mind of my child to different professions and fields of study. He's considering participating next year also!

    Anca P.

Course Overview

Students in this program will become part of a new company they devise and will work in teams on various aspects of the new business. The program culminates in a Shark Tank-style pitch presentation with industry veterans as their potential mock investors.


Meet your instructor

Kyle Bergman

Business & Entrepreneurship

Kyle is Chief Swoveralls Officer and founder of Swoveralls, a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand dedicated to creating the world's comfiest apparel products from sustainably sourced materials.

Learn more

Topics you'll explore

Hands on Learning

Students will have the opportunity to engage with entrepreneurial and business veterans. During academic excursions, guest speakers will share their wealth of knowledge and encourage career exploration. Hands-on learning is experienced through visits to local big and small businesses. Outside of course specific studies the students will explore all the Washington D.C. area has to offer! With so much rich history, breathtaking sights, parks and famed landmarks at our fingertips there is something for everyone to discover!

Course Structure

There are five 3-hour class sessions over the one-week course. During the week, students have class from 9am-12pm, Monday - Friday (program check-out is on Friday afternoon). Wednesday afternoon will be dedicated to additional academic time with possible excursions and/or guest speakers.

The Middle School programs operate separately from Summer Springboard high school programs with separate staff, accommodations, classes, and a more structured environment. For students completing grades 6-8.

Get started today

Summer Springboard Pre-College Summer Program